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25-year old Giraffe Nairobi was euthanized at Six Flags Discovery Kingdom. (Source: Six Flags)

25-Year Old Giraffe ‘Nairobi’ Euthanized At Six Flags Discovery Kingdom

Beloved giraffe Nairobi was euthanized at Six Flags Discovery Kingdom after living a long life in the amusement park, representatives said Wednesday.

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SF City Attorney To Appeal Court’s Ruling To End Ellis Act-Relocation Payments

San Francisco’s City Attorney Dennis Herrera announced on Wednesday that they would appeal a federal court’s ruling that quashes mandatory relocation payments for the city’s tenants evicted through California’s Ellis Act.

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San Francisco's BART Embarcadero station was closed due to a medical emergency Wednesday. (Courtesy: Nicole Jones)

San Francisco Embarcadero BART Station Reopens After Person Reportedly Hit By Train

All service in and out of San Francisco’s Embarcadero BART station was shut down after a person was reportedly hit by a Richmond-bound train Wednesday afternoon.

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A Great White Shark swims in Shark Alley near Dyer Island on July 8, 2010 in Gansbaai, South Africa. (Photo by Ryan Pierse/Getty Images)

Santa Barbara Shark Attack Sends Woman Into Ocean

A shark attack on an outrigger sent a Santa Barbara woman into the water Sunday.

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Caltrain’s Electrification Could Dramatically Reshape Palo Alto’s Land Parcels

Caltrain wants to separate its train tracks from roadways, cars, pedestrians and cyclists as part of its electrification process, but the Mayor of Palo Alto says that would require some drastic land acquirement.

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CUPERTINO, CA - SEPTEMBER 09:  Apple CEO Tim Cook speaks about Apple Pay during an Apple special event at the Flint Center for the Performing Arts on September 9, 2014 in Cupertino, California. Apple unveiled the Apple Watch wearable tech and two new iPhones, the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Apple Pay Allegedly Double-Charged Bank Of America Customers

Some Bank of America customers are claiming they’re been double-charged on transactions made using Apple Pay.

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Series Of Inmate Deaths At Sonoma County Jail Prompts Review Of Procedures

A series of inmate deaths at the Sonoma County Jail in Santa Rosa has prompted the sheriff’s office to hire an outside panel to review policies and medical practices at the jail.

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An active region on the sun erupted with a mid-level flare, an M8.7 class, on Oct. 21, 2014, as seen in the bright light of this image captured by NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory. This image shows extreme ultraviolet light that highlights the hot solar material in the sun's atmosphere. Image Credit: NASA/SDO

Triple Massive Solar Flares Send Streams Of Radiation Toward Earth, Potentially Disrupting Radios And Navigation

A series of three massive solar flares over the past week has bathed Earth in higher than normal amounts of radiation, with the potential to temporarily black out radio communication and navigational equipment if the sun was hitting that part of the planet.

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Model of nugget. (Photo by Universal History Archive/UIG/Getty Images)

6-Pound Gold Nugget Going Up For Sale In San Francisco

One of the biggest gold nuggets found in modern times in Northern California’s historic Gold Country is going up for sale.

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San Francisco police arrested Anthony Wisner after he allegedly crashed a stolen van in the Tenderloin neighborhood injuring six people. (Source: SFPD)

Murder Charges For San Francisco Alleged Stolen Van Driver In Crash That Killed Bicyclist

A man who allegedly killed a bicyclist while fleeing from police in a stolen van in San Francisco’s Tenderloin neighborhood in July is now facing murder charges in the case, prosecutors said.

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The 1989 Loma Prieta Earthquake

In 1989, the Loma Prieta Earthquake forever changed the face of the Bay Area. The earthquake struck at 5:04p.m. on October 17th. It killed 63 people and injured thousands. Here are a few images of the damage that resulted from the 6.9 magnitude quake.

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